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The Meddler - Odell Brewing Company

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The MeddlerThe Meddler

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

204 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 204
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11.5%
Wants: 34
Gots: 44 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  8.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: denver10 on 09-10-2012)
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4.26/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750 ml bottle with cork and cage. No date but I know it's from the first bottling.

Served slightly chilled in a tulip glass, The Meddler is a dark redish brown color. It has thick off-white head with great retention and nice lacing left behind as it slowly settles.

Aroma is both roasty and sour, about in equal measure. It has elements that remind me of their porter, Cutthroat, but also some nice wild yeast notes.

Flavor is definately more sour than roasty. It has a nice lightly toasted malty base but the yeast is really the star. Great sour/tart flavor and good balance keeps it from being overpowering.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and perfectly carbonated. Alcohol is noticible but not a dominant characteristic.

Overall a really nice version of the style. Going up against the establishment in Fort Collins, the almighty La Folie, The Meddler can certainly hold its own.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle pour for New Brew Thursday's 3rd Anniversary event held at Beachwood BBQ & Brewing in Long Beach, CA.

Pours a murky brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to a small cap on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is sour and tart with some malt, fruit, and acidic aromas. Taste is much the same with a woody flavor on the finish. There is a mild amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is tasty but has a better smell in my opinion.

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4.01/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Dark amber with vigorous carbonation upfront. about 1/2inch of off white head.

S: Has a strong pungent sour (almost spoiled) dark fruits. Also has some some aroma of dark cherries/berries, vanilla, figs, citrus and raisins.

T: Sweet yet very tart. The aroma truly matches the taste. It has a bit of a sour apple taste with some citrus characteristics.

M: medium drinkable body but has a sour/taste feel that lingers

O: new to this style of beer; its different but good. As far as I know, not many breweries try to make this this type of beer. worth buying.

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A - Pours a very dark brown-cola color iwth a two inch foamy khaki head with great retention.

S - Very funky at first, then earthy, wood, some subtle chocolate and vanilla in the finish.

T - Tart and funky for sure. The flavor follow just as the nose did.

D - Tons of carbonation with a lighter body.

O - Tart and Funky with some chocolate and vanilla trying to show up.

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The Meddler from Odell Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 204 ratings.